harm n: loss of or damage to a person's right, property, or physical or mental well-being: injuryharm vt
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
aggravation, balefulness, bedevilment, damage, damnum, deadliness, detriment, detrimentum, disablement, disservice, evil, hurt, hurtfulness, ill consequence, ill-treatment, impairment, injury, malignance, malignancy, malignity, mischief, misfortune, mutilation, noxiousness, perniciousness, ruin, scathe, scourge, virulence
associated concepts: accidental harm, bodily harm, forseeable harm, irreparable harm, unreasonable risk of harm
abuse, adulterate, afflict, aggravate, attack, be malevolent, bruise, cause pain, corrode, corrupt, cripple, damage, debase, deface, demolish, devastate, disadvantage, disfigure, disserve, do evil, do mischief, do violence, endamage, exacerbate, hurt, ill-treat, ill-use, impair, incapacitate, infect, inflict injury, injure, laedere, maim, maltreat, mar, misuse, mutilate, nocere, pervert, plague, pollute, ravage, ruin, scathe, scourge, smite, spoil, subvert, worsen, wound, wrong
associated concepts: accidental harm, bodily harm, forseeable harm, irreparable harm, unreasonable harm
- Error scribentls nocere non debit. — An error made by a clerk ought not to prejudice- Qui jure suo utitur, nemini faclt injuriam. — One who exercises his legal rights, injures no one.III index abuse (violate), annoy, assault, cost (penalty), damage (noun), damage (verb), detriment, disable, disadvantage (noun), disadvantage (verb), disaster, disservice, drawback, endanger, eviscerate, expense (sacrifice), harrow, ill use, impair, impairment (damage), infect, inflict, injury, mischief, mistreat, molest (annoy), penalize, prejudice (injury), prejudice (injure), spoil (impair), strike (assault), wrong
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006